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2011-07-27 14:34:00

CHICAGO, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center and the Lemont Center for the Arts are hosting a special exhibit featuring the artwork of Timberline Knolls' residents and staff. The art exhibit, titled "Honesty," will be open for public viewing at the Lemont Center for the Arts from July 30 to September 25, 2011. The theme of "honesty" is vital to residents at Timberline Knolls since it is the first step in the 12-step recovery process. (Logo:...

2011-07-22 12:56:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Richard J. Allan today signed a lease with a sportsmen's club at Black Moshannon State Park that paves the way for resumption of the long-standing tradition of trap shooting at the Centre County facility. Philipsburg Rod & Gun Club was closed to trap shooters almost five years ago amid concern expressed by state and federal environmental officials over elevated levels of...

2011-07-17 11:00:00

Grand opening July 20 at Bellefonte/State College BELLEFONTE, Pa., July 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Families interested in cyber charter education in the Central Pennsylvania region around State College and Centre County are invited to attend a public open house and grand opening of a new office of the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School at 2903 Benner Pike, Bellefonte, Pa., 16823. The grand opening and open house on Wednesday, July 20, are scheduled for 1-3 p.m., with a...

2011-04-26 06:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Outcast Media's PumpTopTV today announced its new Weather I.Q. product that will allow brands to customize messages based on local weather conditions such as temperature, rain and pollen count. HALLS® is the first brand to use this product to inform active consumers at the pump of the pollen count in their local zip code and promote HALLS® as a helpful antidote for allergy symptom relief of cough and...

2011-04-21 10:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is partnering with Gander Mountain to provide first-time campers with needed gear and a reservation for two nights at a participating state park for just $20. "For a low price, we're offering hands-on instruction on how to set-up camp; use of campsite gear; and the chance to have fun and create some fantastic family memories," acting DCNR Secretary Rick Allan said. "Camping at a...

2011-03-24 13:15:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's 117 state parks offer great places to watch wildlife and plants emerge from their winter sleep, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Bureau of State Parks Director John Norbeck said today. "All state parks are open year-round, but spring brings special opportunities to enjoy rugged waterfalls, migrating birds, emerging spring wildflowers and great fishing," Norbeck said. Networks of trails run through...

2011-02-02 09:01:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Visitors to Pennsylvania's Nature Inn at Bald Eagle in Centre County can enjoy an up-close experience with nature, no matter what the weather. "The Nature Inn at Bald Eagle provides a cozy place to rest, while offering visitors a sampling of what the great outdoors has to offer in the winter and early spring months," PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Bureau of State Parks Director John Norbeck said. Opened...

2010-08-17 09:30:00

Centre County Students Recognized as One Millionth Visitors ROCK SPRINGS, Centre Co., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding today marked a major milestone for the Pennsylvania Woodmobile, as the sustainable wood products classroom on wheels celebrated one million visitors. The traveling classroom, which first hit the road in 2002, has appeared in 64 counties throughout the state at nearly 450 events, from schools to the Pennsylvania Farm Show in...

2010-05-05 12:21:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coupling two of America's favorite pastimes - baseball and hunting - Pennsylvania Game Commission and the State College Spikes officials today announced that fans who bring their 2010-11 Pennsylvania hunting or furtaker license to the Medlar Field at Lubrano Park Box Office will receive one free outfield bleacher ticket with the purchase of a full-price outfield bleacher ticket. This offer is only available in the outfield bleacher seating...

2010-04-30 10:17:00

Event at Penn State Mont Alto will Include Campus Arboretum Tour HARRISBURG, Pa., April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The history and future of forestry in Pennsylvania will be the topic of the second South Mountain Speakers Series on Monday, May 10, at the Penn State Mont Alto campus, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary John Quigley announced today. Entitled "Selling Conservation from the 1890s to the 21st Century," the free public event will start at 6 p.m. with...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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